Asus has launched its latest device Asus Fonepad 8 in India. Under the hood, this dual-SIM tablet with 3G support is powered by 1.33 GHz Quad-Core Intel Atom Z3530 processor coupled with 2 GB of RAM. It runs on Android 4.4 KitKat operating system with Asus Zen UI and features an 8 inch IPS display with 1280 x 800 pixels resolution. Read on to find more information about specifications, features, price and availability of this device.
On storage front, it comes with 16 GB of in-bulit storage which is further expandable up to 64 GB via microSD card. Asus Fonepad 8 sports 5 mega pixel auto focus rear camera and a 2 mega pixel front facing camera for video calling and capturing selfies. Connectivity options on this device include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, 3G and Micro USB. It measures 120 x 214 x 8.9 mm, weighs 310 grams and it will be available in Black and Gold color options. Fonepad 8 packs a 4000 mAh battery which is rated to deliver 21 hours of talk time on 3G network. It includes Proximity, Light, E-Compass, Hall and G-sensor.
Additionally, this device comes equipped with What’s Next and Do It Later features. The What’s Next features sends the crucial information like phone calls, messages, upcoming events etc. on the display of the smartphone while Do It later further prioritizes the remaining tasks. The Party Link feature embedded on this device allows the users to easily share the images and files with up to 3 devices at the same time.
Features and Specifications of Asus Fonepad 8 Tablet
- Processor: 1.33 GHz Quad-Core Intel Atom Z3530
- Operating System: Android 4.4 KitKat with Asus Zen UI
- Display: 8 inch IPS display (1280 x 800 pixels resolution)
- RAM: 2 GB
- ROM: 16 GB
- Rear Camera: 5 mega pixel Auto Focus
- Front Camera: 2 mega pixel
- Battery: 4000 mAh
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, 3G and Micro USB
- Color Options: Black and Gold
Peter Chang, Regional Head, South Asia & Country Manager, System Business Group, ASUS India, said, “Redefining the user experience of calling tablets category, we are elated to bring our 8 inch Fonepad 8 to the country. The device features next generation interface ‘ASUS ZenUI’ improves on your smart device experience, giving you a brand new user interface that features over 1000 upgrades and enhancements over the standard Android operating system. Our Fonepad series have constantly introduced widely accepted innovation and all the necessary functionality; which has been loved by all our users. This encourages us to go beyond the regular and deliver incredible.”
Price and Availability
Asus Fonepad 8 is priced at Rs. 13,999 and is available at Asus exclusive stores across India and Flipkart.
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